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[audio]Battle for the Economy - Activists working lunch' - Institute of Ideas
Post-G20 Public Summit: Battle for the Economy - www.battleofideas.org.uk The wide variety of protests organised against the G20 at the start of April might suggest a lively public sphere engaged in serious debates and action in relation to economic life, but how healthy is political activism today? A coalition of trade unionists, development NGOs and climate campaigners marched under one banner at the G20: for ‘Jobs, Justice, Climate’...
Keywords: battle of ideas; economy; debate; politics; activism; protest; G20; progress; NGO; campaigns
Downloads: 28
[audio]Stop the press: the media after Leveson - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, Sunday 21 October, 10.30am until 12.00pm, Pit Theatre Battle for the Media, Barbican, London When education secretary and former journalist Michael Gove expressed concerns that the Leveson Inquiry might have a âchilling effectâ on free speech, Lord Leveson responded by insisting, âI do not need to be told about the importance of freedom of speechâ. But given the powerful momentum behind the Leveson Inquiry, might we all benefit from asking what the lord justiceâs judic...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2012; media; press; Leveson; tabloids; hacking
Downloads: 51
[audio]Battle for the Economy - Barriers to growth - Institute of Ideas
Post-G20 Public Summit: Battle for the Economy - www.battleofideas.org.uk Are we culturally disinclined to embrace productive economic activity? For too long we have parroted the mantras of the Knowledge Economy; maybe we took policy-pundit Charlie Leadbeater’s script, Living on Thin Air, too literally. The dynamism, social aspiration, educational excellence and visionary infrastructural projects on show in China and India might remind us why productivity matters...
Keywords: battle of ideas; economy; debate; productivity; business; investement; growth; finance; pharma
Downloads: 35
[audio]Who needs art anyway? - Institute of Ideas
Saturday 20 October, 10.30am until 12.00pm, Fountain Room Battle for the Arts The title of the Arts Council's major 10-year vision, 'Achieving great art for everyone', captures the contemporary drive to increase audiences for the arts. But the associated literature reveals a palpable defensiveness. Over the past 20 years, arts institutions have become obsessed with their lack of reach. Despite the queues outside blockbuster exhibitions and the popular appeal of West End theatre, arts policymaker...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012; art; education; music; painting; sculpture; ballet; opera
Downloads: 51
[audio]Rationing and medicine: what price life? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Medical Ethics, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, chairman, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Raymond Tallis, former professor of geriatric medicine, University of Manchester; fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences; author, thirty medical and non-medical books including Hippocratic Oaths: medicine and its discontents John Harris, Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, University of Manchester; joint editor-in-ch...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; NICE; medicine; NHS; health; drugs; quality of life; rationing
Downloads: 23
[audio]Unlimited Ltd: economic growth and its discontents - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Battle for the Global Economy strand Speakers Rob Killick CEO, cScape; author, UK after the recession Lord Robert Skidelsky emeritus professor, political economy, Warwick University; member, House of Lords; author, Keynes: the return of the master Professor Robert Wade professor of political economy, LSE; winner, Leontief Prize in Economics 2008; author, Governing the Market Martin Wright editor in chief, Green Futures; visiting judge, Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Ch...
Downloads: 88
[audio]Post-Lula Brazil: country of the future? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Alfredo Saad Filho, professor of political economy, SOAS, University of London; co-editor, Neoliberalism: a critical reader Professor Anthony Pereira, director, Brazil Institute, Kingâs College London; author, Political (In)justice: authoritarianism and the rule of law in Brazil, Chile and Argentina Patrick Wilcken, researcher on human rights in Brazil, Amnesty International; author, Empire Adrift: the Portuguese ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; Brazil; Lula
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[audio]The Good Society: virtues for a post-recession world - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Keynote controversy Speakers Dr Tristram Hunt broadcaster; lecturer in modern British history, Queen Mary, University of London; author, The Frock-Coated Communist: the revolutionary life of Friedrich Engels Luke Johnson chairman, Channel 4; chairman/owner, Giraffe and Patisserie Valerie/Druckers; chair, RSA; essayist, Financial Times Professor Susan Neiman director, Einstein Forum; author, Moral Clarity: a guide for grown-up idealists and Evil in Modern Thought Brendan O'Ne...
Downloads: 34
[audio]Drinking by numbers: should we count our alcohol units? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, Society Wars, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Dolan Cummings associate fellow, Institute of Ideas; editor, Culture Wars; editor, Debating Humanism; co-founder, Manifesto Club Dr Richard Smith board member, Public Library of Science; former editor, British Medical Journal; author, The Trouble with Medical Journals Professor Raymond Tallis fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences; author, Aping Mankind: neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of h...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; alcohol; public health
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[audio]Social Media: good or bad? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, 20 October, Barbican, London There are plenty of reasons, it seems, to champion social media. For some, it played a key role in the Arab uprisings, allowing the disparate and the silenced to give voice to their struggles. In the West, too, social media is deemed increasingly vital to public life, be it President Obama's high-profile tweeting strategy, or influential Twitter- or Facebook-driven campaigns around certain issues...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012; social media; Facebook; Twitter; internet
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[audio]Doting dads (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Social Policy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Richard Collier, professor of law and social theory, Newcastle University; co-author, Fragmenting Fatherhood: a socio-legal study Dr Ellie Lee, lecturer in social policy, University of Kent, Canterbury; co-ordinator, Pro-Choice Forum Rob Williams, chief executive, Fatherhood Institute David Yelland, partner, Brunswick Group LLP; former editor, The Sun; author, The Truth About Leo Chair: Jane Sandeman, convenor...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; fatherhood; dads; parenting; children
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[audio]Policy-based evidence? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle Over Scientific Evidence, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science; author, The Pinch: how baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization; director, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford James Panton, politics tutor, St Johnâs College, University of Oxford; co-founder, Manifesto C...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; politics; evidence; science; evidence-based policy
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[audio]IoI SpitLit Artistic Freedom Debate - Shirley Dent - Institute of Ideas

Keywords: ioi; institute of ideas; debate; spitlit; shirley dent; claire fox; free speech; artistic freedom; freedom; censorship; arts
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[audio]Green New Deal to the rescue? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Lunchtime debate Speakers Jenny Bird research fellow, Institute for Public Policy Research; author of IPPR report, Green jobs: Prospects for creating jobs from offshore wind in the UK Alexander Horn economics editor, NovoArgumente; consultant (logistics, production and organisation), German automotive industry Sam Robinson social responsibility manager, eaga (the UK's leading provider of residential energy efficiency solutions) Chair: Dr Robert Clowes chairman, Brighton Salo...
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[audio]DM North West & North Wales Reginal Final - Debate 1 - Libraries - Institute of Ideas
Debating Matters North West & North Wales Reginal Final - Debate 1: Withington Girls School vs Elfed High School. 'Books should remain the essence of public libraries'
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[audio]IoI SpitLit Artistic Freedom Debate - Karen Chouhan - Institute of Ideas

Keywords: ioi; instituteofideas; spitlit; artistic freedom; free speech; debate; freedom; karen chouhan; claire fox
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[audio]Can the law make us equal? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, 20th October, Barbican, London It has become a maxim of Western society that citizens should be equal before the law. A legal system that discriminates against minorities is widely recognised as a symptom of an unjust society. But does this mean the law should be used to make society itself more equal? Since the Equality Act 2010 has been on the statute books, a number of cases have shown how the law is being used to challenge and punish discriminatory attitudes, in the nam...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012; law; equality; rights
Downloads: 50
[audio]Teachers and parents: enemies or allies? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Café Controversies, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Alka Sehgal Cuthbert: English teacher; PhD researcher, education, University of Cambridge Dr Hilary Cremin: senior lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge; external director of studies, Fitzwilliam College; author, Peer Mediation: Citizenship and social inclusion revisited Julian Stanley: chief executive, Teacher Support Network Dr Eleanor Updale: author, award-winning historical novels for children...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; education; teachers; teaching; parents; schools; OFSTED; children
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[audio]Abundant, cheap, clean... contentious? Why is energy a battlefield today? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Battle for Energy strand Speakers Thomas Deichmann editor, NovoArgumente; author, Die Steinzeit steckt uns in den Knochen: gesundheit als erbe der evolution [The Stone Age sticks in our bones: the evolutionary heritage of health] Duncan McLaren chief executive, Friends of the Earth Scotland; co-author, Tomorrow's World: Britain's share in a sustainable future David Strahan award-winning investigative journalist and documentary film-maker; author, The Last Oil Shock: a surviv...
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[audio]Is the Big Society the good society? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Social Policy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Kevin Harris, community development consultant, Local Level; writer, Neighbourhoods blog James Panton, politics tutor, St Johnâs College, University of Oxford; co-founder, Manifesto Club Steve Reed, leader, Lambeth Council; councillor, Labour Party, Brixton Hill Ward Chair: Dave Clements, social policy writer; convenor, IoI Social Policy Forum; co-editor, The Future of Community Blurb: David Cameronâs âBig ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; society; Big Society; Conservatives; government; politics
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[audio]Forced marriage to faith schools: the politics of multiculturalism - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, 20th October, Barbican Centre, London When Tory MP Aidan Burley tweeted that Danny Boyle's Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony was 'leftie multicultural crap', he was widely condemned: even his own party leader David Cameron joined in the chorus of those branding him 'incompatible with modern Britain'. Yet in a speech in Munich in February 2011, Cameron had announced the 'doctrine of state multiculturalism' had failed in Britain by encouraging 'different cultures to live separat...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012; multiculturalism; society; forced marriage; faith schools; identity
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[audio]Parliament: reform or revolution? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Activism Zone Speakers Jessica Asato acting director, Progress; editor, Progress Magazine Martin Bell former independent MP for Tatton; author, A Very British Revolution: the expenses scandal and how to save our democracy James Panton lecturer, politics, St John’s College, University of Oxford; press and campaigns coordinator, Manifesto Club Graham Smith campaign manager, Republic; commentator on constitutional reform and abolition of the monarchy; regular contributor, Gua...
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[audio]IoI SpitLit Artistic Freedom Debate - 10 March 2007 - Institute of Ideas
Institute of Ideas debate at the Spitalfields Women's Literary Festival. 'Brickbats, bovver-boots and bans: How free should artistic expression be?'. Speakers: Karen Chouhan, Linda Bellos, Louise Jury, Humera Khan, Shirley Dent. Chair: Claire Fox
Keywords: ioi; institute of ideas; spitlit; debate; artistic freedom; free speech; freedom; censorship; arts; claire fox; shirley dent; louise jury; linda bellos; karen chouhan; humera khan
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[audio]Debating Matters Competition - West & South Wales Regional Final - Slavery - Institute of Ideas
Debating Matters Competition - Regional Final - West & South Wales - Final debate between The Chase School and Weston College - 'Britain should apologise for its role in the slave trade'
Keywords: ioi; dm; debating matters competition; debate; slavery; slave trade; bristol; chase school; weston college
Downloads: 1,346
[audio]Genetics and genomics: medicine made to measure? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Lunchtime debate Speakers Dr Philippa Brice head, knowledge and communications, Foundation for Genomics and Population Health Professor Peter Donnelly director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics; professor, statistical science, University of Oxford John Gillott researcher, Innogen, Open University; co-author, Science and the Retreat from Reason Mark Henderson science editor, The Times; author, 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know Chair: Robin Walsh graduate in ge...
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[audio]Africa and aid: the effects of the recession - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Thought for the Day debate Speakers Benny Dembitzer international development consultant; co-director, Ethical Events; author, The Attack on World Poverty Ceri Dingle director, WORLDwrite, WORLDbytes and Chew On It productions Gibril Faal chairman, African Foundation for Development; founder, RemitAid Chair: Vivien Regan assistant director/producer, WORLDwrite
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[audio]Gas galore? Fracking and the future of energy - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, Barbican Centre, London While headlines have been dominated by financial instability in Europe and the fallout from the Arab Spring, another revolution has quietly taken place: the energy crisis may be over. The discovery of enormous reserves of readily exploitable shale gas and other 'unconventional' sources of energy have transformed previously pessimistic discussions around an 'energy crunch', with predictions that the US could be entirely self-sufficient by 2030, and th...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012; gas; fracking; environment; energy
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[audio]Is there a global power shift from West to East? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Frame debate Speakers Dr Kerry Brown senior fellow, Chatham House; co founder/director of Strategic China Ltd; author of Friends and Enemies: the past, present and future of the Communist Party of China. Dr Bill Durodié senior fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; associate fellow, international security programme, Chatham House Dr Tara McCormack lecturer in international politics, University of Leicester; author...
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[audio]End of the peer revue: has the peer review process lost credibility? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010,Battle Over Scientific Evidence, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Tracey Brown, director, Sense About Science Fred Pearce, freelance journalist; environment consultant, New Scientist; author, The Climate Files: the battle for the truth about global warming and Peoplequake Professor Robin Lovell-Badge, head, stem cell biology and developmental genetics, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research Dr Richard Smith, board member, Public Library of Sci...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; science; peer-review; evidence
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[audio]Loyalty in an age of whistle-blowing and Wikileaks - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 30th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Mick Hume editor-at-large, spiked; writer, The Times Joyce McMillan chair, Hansard Society Working Group in Scotland; judge, 2010 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award; theatre critic, Scotsman Henry Porter political columnist, Observer; UK editor, Vanity Fair; novelist; author, Brandenburg winner of Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award for best thriller Gwyn Prins research professor, LSE; director, LSE Mackinder Programm...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; wikileaks; privacy; loyalty; transparency
Downloads: 13
[audio]What's innovation good for? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Matt Johnson co-founder, Bare Conductive; Associate, BREAD; graduate tutor, Royal College of Art Dr Norman Lewis consultant on innovation, PwC; co-author, Big Potatoes: the London manifesto for innovation Carl Pickering head of electrical research, Jaguar Land Rover William Webb visiting professor, University of Surrey and DeMontfort University; CTO, Neul; fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering Chair: Martyn Perks direc...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; innovation
Downloads: 12
[audio]The new nuclear age? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Battle for Energy strand Speakers Paul Brown journalist; fellow, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge; author, Voodoo Economics and the Doomed Nuclear Renaissance Malcolm Grimston associate fellow, energy, environment and development programme, Chatham House; co-author, Double or Quits - The Global Future of Civil Nuclear Energy Joe Kaplinsky science writer and researcher; co-author, Energise! A future for energy innovation...
Downloads: 46
[audio]The trillion dollar question: is the US economy resurgent or dependent? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, Battle for the World, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Professor Iwan Morgan head of US Presidency Centre, Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London; author, The Age of Deficits Phil Mullan economist; business transformation director, Easynet Global Services; author The Imaginary Time Bomb Martin Wolf associate editor and chief economics commentator, Financial Times; author, Fixing Global Finance Chair: Angus Kennedy head of exter...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; economics; America; USA; dollar; financial crisis
Downloads: 15
[audio]Austerity blues or going for growth? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Paul Mason, broadcaster; author, Financial Meltdown and the End of the Age of Greed Phil Mullan, economist; UK managing director, Easynet Global Services; author The Imaginary Time Bomb Stefan Stern, director of strategy, Edelman; columnist, Financial Times Chair: Rob Killick, CEO, cScape; author, UK After the Recession Blurb: The financial implosions of 2008-09 brought Western capitalism to its most severe economi...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; austerity; cuts; economy; growth; recession
Downloads: 8
[audio]Public inquiries in the dock - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, Barbican, London In the years between the late-1990s Macpherson Inquiry into the death of Stephen Lawrence and the current Leveson Inquiry into press ethics, something strange has happened. The public inquiry, once a recourse of political last resort, has increasingly come to play a prominent role in British political life. Rarely a week passes without a politician calling for an inquiry into something or other, be it a dodgy expense form, the fiddling of the Libor rate, or...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2012; media; press; Leveson; inquiries; law
Downloads: 50
[audio]The war on alcohol: new puritanism or healthy sobriety? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Professor Virginia Berridge, director, Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, GP; author, The Tyranny of Health: doctors and the regulation of lifestyle and Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion Professor Mike Kelly, director, public health, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE); editor, Evidence Based Public Health: Effect...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; alcohol; health
Downloads: 13
[audio]Welcome Address (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Welcome Address, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Sue Clark, corporate affairs director, SABMiller Oriana Pound, director, market issues and thought leadership, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Dr Paul Thompson, rector and vice-provost, Royal College of Art Professor Sir Mark Walport, director, Wellcome Trust; board member, Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology Chair: Claire Fox, director, Institute of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze The sixth annua...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; royal college of art
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[audio]Debating Matters Competition, South East Regional Final - Precautionary Principle - Institute of Ideas

Keywords: ioi; institute of ideas; debating matters; dm; precaution; precautionary principle; debate; kent
Downloads: 1,357
[audio]Electoral reform: purple revolution or middle-class obsession? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Breakfast Banter, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Anthony Barnett, founder, openDemocracy; co-editor, OurKingdom Jonathan Isaby, editor, ConservativeHome.com; co-author, Boris v Ken: how Boris Johnson won London Mark Littlewood, director general, Institute of Economic Affairs; co-founder, Orange Book ginger group, Liberal Vision Bruno Waterfield, Brussels correspondent, Daily Telegraph; author, No Means No! Chair: Tim Black, writer on arts, entertainment and British ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; reform; electoral reform; voting; politics; proportional representation
Downloads: 13
[audio]Whose social justice is it anyway? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Ann Bernstein, executive director, Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa; author, The Case for Business in Developing Economies Sabina Alkire, director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI); author, Valuing Freedoms: Senâs capability approach and poverty reduction Anil Gupta, professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; founder, Honey Bee Network; executive vice chair, Natio...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; social justice; justice; society; politics; equality
Downloads: 46
[audio]Rethinking freedom: securing rights or celebrating liberty? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Keynote controversy Speakers Anthony Barnett founder, openDemocracy; co-chair, Real Change; co-director, Convention on Modern Liberty; author, The Athenian Option Jo Glanville editor, Index on Censorship; former BBC current affairs producer Mick Hume editor-at-large, spiked; writer for The Times Wendy Kaminer lawyer; social critic; correspondent, theatlantic.com; US-based writer on law, liberty, feminism, religion, and popular culture; author, Worst Instincts: cowardice, con...
Downloads: 64
[audio]Working for the state: public service or gravy train? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Battle for Work strand Speakers Professor Frank Furedi professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted: why education is not educating and Therapy Culture Martin Horton director, development and leadership, SOLACE Enterprises Tim Smart CEO, King’s College Hospital NHS FT; former CEO, BT Global Services UK Chair: Toby Marshall lecturer and researcher in media, film and communication studies; member, IoI Education Forum
Downloads: 28
[audio]South Africa: 15 years after apartheid - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Frame debate Speakers John Battersby UK country manager, International Marketing Council of South Africa; former editor-in-chief, Sunday Independent in Johannesburg Barrie Collins researcher and writer, African politics Andrew Feinstein former ANC MP; author, After the Party: corruption, the ANC and South Africa’s uncertain future Professor Keorapetse 'Bra Willie' Kgositsile poet laureate, South Africa; political activist; author, My Name is Afrika and If I Could Sing; rec...
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[audio]Activist revival or aimless hyper-activism? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Activism Zone Speakers Josie Appleton convenor, Manifesto Club; author, The Case Against Vetting Hugo Rifkind columnist and features writer, The Times; author, Overexposure Andrew Robinson leader, Pirate Party UK Jack Tan president, Students' Union, Royal College of Art Chair: Suzy Dean freelance journalist, researcher and writer on democracy, multiculturalism and cities; co-organiser, IoI Current Affairs Forum
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[audio]A helping hand? Sportsmanship and cheating (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, In Conversation Salon, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti, head, Intercultural Dialogue Programme, British Council, India; obsessive cricketer Rebecca Jenkins, cultural historian; author, The First London Olympics, 1908; Royal Literary Fund Fellow, York St John University Amol Rajan, deputy comment editor and columnist, Independent; author, Twirlymen: the unlikely history of cricketâs greatest spin doctors Matthew Syed, former Olympian; columnis...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; sport; cheating; football; rugby; World Cup
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[audio]IoI Science & Health Forum, 17 January - Institute of Ideas
Rob Lyons introduces a discussion on the obesity panic
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[audio]Debating Matters London Regional Final - Slavery debate - Institute of Ideas
Debating Matters Competition 2006/7: London & South Regional Final - Final between Ardingly College and The Holt School. "Britain should apologise for its past role in the slave trade"
Keywords: ioi; institute of ideas; dm; debating matters; slavery; debate; london; regional final; holt; ardingly; apology; sorry; competition
Downloads: 1,236
[audio]IoI Book Club, 16 January - Institute of Ideas
Ion Martea introduces Alessandro Baricco's novel 'Without Blood'
Keywords: book club; ioi; institute of ideas; baricco; without blood
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[audio]Data sharing or database state? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Lunchtime debate Speakers Dr Ian Brown senior research fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford; co-author, Online Privacy and the Law (forthcoming) Rob Killick CEO, cScape; author, UK after the recession Sir David Varney former executive chairman, HM Revenue & Customs; former CEO designate, British Gas; author, Service Transformation: A better service for citizens and businesses, a better deal for the taxpayer Chair: Jo Herlihy customer insight manager, Notti...
Downloads: 53
[audio]Eating ethics: are some foods morally bad for you? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, Food Fight, 29th October 2011 SPEAKERS Felicity Cloake journalist and food writer; columnist, Guardian Matthew Fort freelance food writer and TV presenter; judge, The Great British Menu Kirk Leech freelance journalist; researcher, development and environment Alex Renton award-winning journalist; writer on food and food policy; author, May Contain Bones (forthcoming); contributing editor, Prospect magazine Chair: Rob Lyons deputy editor, spiked; writer on science and risk; a...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public
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